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Ideas flow for community center

Yvonne Richardson Community Center holds public meeting

Posted: May 10, 2013 at 5 a.m.

Tyrec Nance, 11, left, and Laine Adams, 6, both from Fayetteville, work Thursday on digging holes for tomato plants at the community garden next to the Yvonne Richardson Community Center in Fayetteville. The garden program is just one of the many after school program offered at the center.

Heavy rain may have kept people at home Thursday, but there was no lack of ideas offered by a handful of residents for the future of the Yvonne Richardson Community Center.

At A Glance

Summer Camp And More

Registration is open for Summer Fun 4 Kids, a day camp for up to 50 children, ages 6-12 years old, said Tenisha Gist, director of the Yvonne Richardson Center. The camp offers a variety of activities focusing on health and fitness, nutrition, nature and outdoors and the arts. Other children’s activities offered at various times are a fall field trip series, youth gardening, teen field trips, children only activity nights, wrestling, home school physical education and Big Brothers and Big Sisters mentoring program as well as pickleball for adults and several community events. Contact the center for more information at 444-3461.

Source: Staff Report

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